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Black History Program: I am a Lioness

Vinings Library

Saturday, February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

| Free

Dr. Piper Huguley-Riggins will present a program on how she uses historical fiction to reveal black women hidden figures of history.   Registration is encouraged.  Call 770-801-5330.

Piper Huguley-Riggins teaches Composition and various American Literature courses at Spelman College in Atlanta.  Her courses are infused with her life-long love of history and politics. She teaches literature with those subjects as an ever-present backdrop, giving her courses an interdisciplinary approach. Her research interests are in Twentieth Century American Literature and popular fiction—especially in the biggest-selling genre of romance. She was published in Deborah Plant’s essay collection on Zora Neale Hurston scholarship, The Inside Light.  In 2013, she was a Golden Heart nominee for her unpublished Historical Romance, A Champion’s Heart, from the Romance Writers of America. Named in 2015 as a top ten historical romance novelist in Publisher’s Weekly, Piper Huguley is the author of the Reconstruction era “Home to Milford College” series. She is a 2013 & 2014 Golden Heart finalist for two novels in the “Migrations of the Heart” series about the Bledsoe sisters and set in the early twentieth century.

Learn more about Dr. Huguley-Riggins at her website https://piperhuguley.com/



Black History Program: I am a Lioness


Saturday, February 23
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Cindy Holmberg


Vinings Library
4290 Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30339 United States
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